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Tire-maker Michelin is recalling about 1.2 million LTX M/S tires sold in the U.S. because of tread and rapid air loss.
Michelin recalls 1.2 million tires in U.S.
The Associated Press
First Published Dec 16 2013 11:11 am • Last Updated Dec 16 2013 12:21 pm
Washington • Tire-maker Michelin says it is recalling about 1.2 million tires sold in the U.S. because an increasing number are experiencing tread loss or rapid air loss.
The tires are commonly used for pickup trucks, heavy-duty vans, small RVs and commercial light trucks. The Greenville, S.C-based company says no deaths or injuries have been reported because of the tires.
The tires, known as Michelin LTX M/S tires, were manufactured between January 2010 and June 2012. They were sold as original equipment on some vehicles and as new replacement tires.
The company says that fewer than 200 of the tires have been returned by customers. Owners can have them replaced at Michelin stores for no charge.
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